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Volume 5(4); Dec 1962
Original Articles
Studies on Physical Growth and Development of Korean Children From Birth to Five Years of Age
Sang Hyup Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):197-226.   Published online December 31, 1962
The importance of understanding the process of physical growth and development is well known by all pediatricians and scientists in the field of child health. The observation of some statistical studies about Korean children are carried out previously. However, since the social and economic conditions had been changed in past couple of decades so much, we feel that the studies have to be...
Clinical Studies on Malnutrition in Korean Children
Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):227-243.   Published online December 31, 1962
Malnutrition, especially protein deficiency malnutrition, is one of the gravest medical and social problems of Korea at the present time. The etiology of malnutrition in Korean children is predominantly chronic underfeeding of protein containing nutreints. A number of studies on severe malnutrion outside of Korea were made by many investigators. Nervertheless, not until now have systematic, scientific studies on severe malnutrition in Korean...
Experimental Study on Serum Electrophoretic Pattern in Starved Rabbits
Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):244-248.   Published online December 31, 1962
There have been a ilumber of studies on malnutrition. A number of investigators reported that the dysproteinemia is one of the outstanding phenomenon of malnutrition and it is characterized by a decrease in the albumin and the alfa and beta globulin fractions and an increase in gamma globulin and also in most cases the total protein values were decreased. Nevertheless, the author...
Inf licence of Hydrocortisone on Serum Chloride and Urinary Excretion of Chloride in Starved Rabbits
Myung-Kun Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):249-256.   Published online December 31, 1962
Serum chloride and urinary excretion of chloride were me asured in starved rabbits following the administration of hydrocortisone and compard with control group (rot administered hydrocortisone) The results were as follows; I In starved rabbits (without hydrocortisone administration) a.All rabbits were survived 14 days' period of acuite starvation. b.Serum chlorides were decreased gradually c.Urinary chlorides showed dramatic and decrease and...
Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy in Epidemic Encephalitis
Suhung Hann
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):257-262.   Published online December 31, 1962
Of patients with epidemic encephalitis in 1962, 55 patients, two to seventeen years of age, were observed on the change of concentration of serum electrolytes, and the effect of fluid and electrolyte therapy on the correction of hyponatremia and the improvement of the symptoms. Hyponatremia below 132 mEq/L was found in 23 cases on admission and in other 21 during the course,...
Studies on the Urinary Excretion of Sodium and Potassium in the Patients of Epidemic Encephalitis
Byung Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):263-270.   Published online December 31, 1962
Among the patients with epidemic encephalitis in 1962, 21 patients were observed on the amount of urinary sodium and potassium excretion The Tesults were as follows; 1) As a whole the amounts of urinary excretion of sodium and poassium showed very low value and some cases who had good prognosis showed rapid increase in the urinary sodium excretion, while the cases who...
Studies on Urinary Excretion of 17-Ke-tosteroids in The Pateints of Epidemic Encephalitis
Hyung Cho Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):271-276.   Published online April 30, 1962
The daily urinary excretion of 17-Ketosteroids were measured in twenty cases of epidemic encephalites which were observed in the Pediatric ward of the Seoul National University Hospital during the Summer of 1962. The following results were obtained: 1)Total 125 measurements were carried out. The values of 17-Ketosteroids in seventy determinations revealed above normal. In thirteen, the levels of 17-Ketosteroids were below...
Studies on Giardiasis in Korean Children
Chang Hwan Kim, Dong SIK Jin, Young Yeong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1962;5(4):276-278.   Published online April 30, 1962
Of 2477 samples of feces of children under 15 years old examined, 9.9% were positive for the cysts of Giardia Lambria. No remarkable sex difference was noted in the incidence of Giardia Lambria. The most predominant symptom of Giardiasis was abdominal pain, followed by anorexia, fatigability, diarrhea, pale face and headache in this order. In our experience, Quinacrine(Atabrine) eliminates the infection...
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